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Kim Durniat FIA

Partner and Head of Life Consulting

As Head of Life Consulting, Kim is responsible for managing the Life team, ensuring high quality, great value advice that meets client’s needs and developing our service offerings to the Life insurance sector.

A qualified actuary with the Life (including With profits) certificate.  Acts as Actuarial Function Holder, Reviewing Actuary, Appropriate Actuary, and Signing Actuary.

Advises boards and senior managers on a wide range of actuarial and business issues. 

A wide range of clients from niche insurers in the friendly society market, Lloyd’s life syndicates to large international insurers.


Kim has specific expertise in:

  • advising Board on reserving methodology and assumptions and capital requirements
  • peer review of Actuarial function including internal and external audit support
  • product design and pricing
  • mergers and acquisition
  • Solvency II implementation
  • governance reviews
  • with profits – bonus declaration, investment strategy and management

Other expertise:

Kim advises trustees of pension schemes on the financial strength and regulatory requirements of insurers that they are potentially looking to buy out with.

  • independent expert and Skilled Person Review
  • model validation

Comment & Insight

  • Webinar Death by actuarial reports

    The insurance team will be spreading the word on how to improve the writing process of reports and make long, technical and “boring” reports a thing of the past.

  • Briefing Searching for consistent reporting

    The first public submissions of the Solvency and Financial Condition Report (SFCR) for the majority of firms were published in late May this year.

  • Blog post SFCR - Section A - Business and performance

    The first public submissions of the Solvency and Financial Condition Report (SFCR) for the majority of firms were published in late May this year. In this series of blogs we present the key findings of our analysis of each section of the SFCR.

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